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Maryann Miller
Attended St. Clements High School, Macomb County Community College, Collin County Community College, University of Houston, Trinity University, University of Texas at Dallas
Lives in Texas
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Can't wait to go to Austin for this event. I will be with other 2015 Best Book winners at Malvern Books from 1-6. My mystery, Doubletake, was chosen as the Best Mystery by the TX Association of Authors.
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An excerpt from my WIP, Evelyn Evolving. Something totally different that I've been working on.
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An article well worth the read.
I’m going to tell you a story that is so common and so troubling it is effectively split off from the emotional lives of young women, tucked away into whatever neural recesses exist for the purpose...
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The more conflict in a story, the greater the reader interest. Good points from +Terry Odell 
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Don't get sucked into unprofessional behavior.
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Writing goals from Dani Greer. Will you do the A-Z Blog Challenge? What are your goals for April? Do share.
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A good read. Very interesting central character and lots of humor.
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A bit of a rant about Monsanto and Roundup - it is killing us - and then some fun.
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Having some fun on the blog with today's Wednesday's Guest, Slim Randles.
Slim Randles is here as Wednesday's Guest, sharing a story about "Windy" Wilson. Windy isn't one of the regulars down at the Mule Barn Truck Stop, but when he comes by, it's always an interesting e...
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Some interesting facts about the Ides of March.
Dave from MorgueFile With the Ides of March nine days past and spring having arrived on the twentieth, we find a wealth of grist for our writing mills. Did you know the assassination of Julius Caesar isn’t the only marker tha...
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writing, editing, acting, directing
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  • Rosen Publishing Group, Five Star Cengage/Gale, Uncials Press, Plano Magazine, Stephen Marro Producttions
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Michigan - Nebraska
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Author * Freelance Editor * Sometimes Actress * Always a Book Lover
Introduction

Hello, so glad you stopped by for a visit. I have been writing all my life and plan to die at my computer, hopefully after finishing a book, not in the middle of one.

When I am not busy writing, or blogging, which is really writing if you think about it, I love to be on stage. I have been the theatre director at our local art center for a number of years and always enjoyed directing plays, never thinking I would ever be in one. A friend dared me to try it, and I was bitten by the acting bug in a big way.

I've written in a number of genres, but am focusing more on mysteries of late. I have the Seasons Series that features two women homicide detectives in Dallas. Think "Lethal Weapon" with female leads. Open Season is the first book in the series, followed by Stalking Season. While I focus on longer works, I do write a short story when my muse gifts me with one. To see a full listing of all my titles, visit my author page at Amazon.  

It has been my honor to win a few awards for my work, including the Page Edwards Short Fiction Award for a short story that was inspired by the fleeting glimpse of an old man sitting under a tree as I drove by on a country highway. It is always such a joy to be gifted with a story that way.

I live in the beautiful Piney Woods of East Texas with one horse, one goat, one sheep, one dog and four cats. The cats rule.

Bragging rights
I am now living my childhood dream of being a farmer. Or trying to be. (smile)
Education
  • St. Clements High School, Macomb County Community College, Collin County Community College, University of Houston, Trinity University, University of Texas at Dallas
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